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Korean footballer joins Chelsea Ladies
Feb 10, 2014
The world of English women’s football has welcomed a Korean player for the first time in Korean football history. Ji So-yun, an attacking midfielder, joined Chelsea Ladies Football Club (Chelsea L.F.C.) on February 5 with a two-year deal, becoming the first Korean woman to play i...


Winter Olympics open in Sochi
Feb 10, 2014
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games began its 17-day run on February 7 in Sochi, Russia. The opening ceremony was held in the Fisht Olympic Stadium under the slogan “Hot, Cool, Yours,” with pageantry, speeches, dance and a light show, all based on a Russian epic.The opening cerem...


US broadcast spotlights Figure Skating Queen
Feb 07, 2014
The front page of U.S. broadcaster NBC’s Olympics homepage on February 5 was adorned with footage of the “Queen of Figure Skating,” Kim Yuna. An interview with figure skater Kim Yuna goes online on February 5 at NBC’s special website for the upcoming Sochi 2014 Winter Olympi...


Team Korea enters Sochi Olympic Village
Feb 07, 2014
Ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Korean national athletes have arrived in the Olympic Village in Sochi, Russia. Members of Team Korea participated in a welcoming ceremony to mark their moving into the village at the Sochi Olympic Park, located...


Bobsleigh, skeleton, luge athletes get ready to race in...
Feb 03, 2014
Korean athletes will participate in all nine events in the bobsleigh, skeleton and luge disciplines at the upcoming Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. A total of 16 Korean athletes will take part in the three disciplines at the Sochi games which will begin February 7 in Sochi, Russ...


Foreign athletes naturalized to represent Team Korea
Jan 28, 2014
The world has become a global village and more integrated than ever before. Nowadays, it is easy to find non-Koreans all across the peninsula, from cultural circles to sports arenas. In sports, in particular, a number of foreign athletes have become naturalized Korean citizens an...


Olympics team heads to Sochi
Jan 24, 2014
With only two weeks left until the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, the national team attended a special launch ceremony for Team Korea on January 23. The Korean Olympic Committee held the special event at the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seoul. Their goal is to rank in...


Bobsleigh team heads to Sochi
Jan 16, 2014
The national bobsleigh team will participate in all bobsleigh events in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, for the first time in the history of Korean bobsledding. The two four-man Korean teams -- Team A led by Won Yun-jong and Team B led by Kim Dong-hyun -- qualified...


'Enjoy your time in Sochi': President
Jan 09, 2014
President Park Geun-hye (center, front row) poses for a photo with figure skating and short track athletes at the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seoul, on January 8. (Photo: Jeon Han)President Park Geun-hye visited the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seou...


Korea sends its largest ever team of Olympians to Sochi
Jan 03, 2014
The number of athletes Korea is sending to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics is expected to be higher than ever before. A total of 61 Korean athletes are expected to compete in 13 Winter Olympic disciplines in Sochi, Russia, beginning on February 7. It is confirmed that 33 of those ...